2016 Data in pictures

Northern Territory

People in Northern Territory

Total number of people: 228,833

Number of Females: 48.2%

Number of Males: 51.8%

Household Income - Average weekly (gross)

Total income in 2011: $1,674

Total income in 2016: $1,983

Top 5 countries of birth

  1. Born in Australia 68.8%
  2. Philippines 2.6%
  3. England 2.4%
  4. New Zealand 2.0%
  5. India 1.6%

Age

  1. 0-14 years old 21.6%
  2. 15-64 years old 71.2%
  3. Greater than 65 years old 7.2%

Household composition

Average people per household: 2.9 (based on 2016 values for Australia)

Dwellings

  1. Owned outright 15.3%
  2. Mortgage 29.6%
  3. Rented 50.3%
People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Northern Territory % 2011 % Australia %
Male 118,570 51.8 109,519 51.7 11,546,638 49.3
Female 110,266 48.2 102,428 48.3 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 58,248 25.5 56,779 26.8 649,171 2.8
Age Northern Territory % 2011 % Australia %
Median age 32 -- 31 -- 38 --
0-4 years 17,630 7.7 17,119 8.1 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 16,822 7.4 16,415 7.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 15,029 6.6 15,608 7.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 14,077 6.2 14,819 7.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 16,644 7.3 16,840 7.9 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 21,707 9.5 19,214 9.1 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 21,329 9.3 17,345 8.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 18,012 7.9 16,829 7.9 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 16,615 7.3 16,331 7.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 16,456 7.2 14,799 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 14,854 6.5 13,775 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 12,886 5.6 11,633 5.5 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 10,407 4.5 9,119 4.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 7,364 3.2 5,285 2.5 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 4,300 1.9 3,280 1.5 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 2,516 1.1 1,727 0.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 1,258 0.5 1,112 0.5 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 938 0.4 693 0.3 486,842 2.1
Country of birth Northern Territory % 2011 % Australia %
Australia 157,531 68.8 158,033 74.6 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses
Philippines5,9142.65,3222.5232,3861.0
England5,5832.43,9681.9907,5703.9
New Zealand4,6362.03,5861.7518,4662.2
India3,5981.61,9170.9455,3891.9
Greece1,2680.61,0540.593,7430.4
Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Northern Territory % 2011 % Australia %
Personal 871 -- 744 -- 662 --
Family 2,105 -- 1,759 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,983 -- 1,674 -- 1,438 --
Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Northern Territory % 2011 % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 874 1.3 1,001 1.6 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 4,871 7.5 4,537 7.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 14,306 22.0 13,275 21.8 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 27,598 42.4 27,271 44.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 15,039 23.1 12,789 21.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 2,369 3.6 2,024 3.3 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 2.8 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Northern Territory % 2011 % Australia %
Owned outright 9,957 15.3 9,529 15.6 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 19,247 29.6 18,629 30.6 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 32,737 50.3 29,905 49.1 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 575 0.9 577 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 2,545 3.9 2,249 3.7 224,869 2.7
LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 27/06/2017

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The information contained in this QuickStat: Data in Pictures has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics It contains data from the 2016 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2016 Release date of this QuickStat: Data in Pictures was 27 June 2017 Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the ##cycle## Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 www.abs.gov.au/census